Order: Accipitriformes | Family: Accipitridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown \ Loc. Cusco, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Huascaran National Park
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Patagonia|Putre, Chile
Age: Adults & Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Various
Status: The White-throated Hawk is rare to uncommon on the east slope of the Andes where it generally ranges between 1500 – 3700 m. It is also rare in the humid montane forest of northwest Peru. It is also reported in Polylepis forest on the west slope of the Andes, where it appears to be rare. The White-throated Hawk also occurs in Co, Ec, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Aguilucho de Garganta Blanca.
Sub-species: White-throated Hawk (Buteo albigula), R. A. Philippi Sr., 1899.
Meaning of Name: Buteo: Gr. vulture, buzzard. albigula: L. albus= white and gula= throat, gular region.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 08/01/2015.